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Re: [css-text] Preventing typographic orphans

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 05 Jan 2015 01:26:00 +0100
To: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>
Cc: Jens Oliver Meiert <jens@meiert.com>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <s5mjaad3cjq0ec4t90v7433m6nsf66j8o5@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Sebastian Zartner wrote:
>On 4 January 2015 at 20:19, Jens Oliver Meiert wrote:
>> A quick +1, for this seems *really* like a CSS concern. We should not
>> all of a sudden advocate no-break spaces and such for this is
>> absolutely not a content issue.
>>
>> I can’t see a clearer case for something CSS should handle, and I’m
>> glad Lea brought it up. And it’d be funny if of all times now we’d get
>> all antsy about adding something :|
>
>The problem here is the grammatically correct wrapping of lines. And
>that doesn't sound like something that needs to be controllable via
>CSS. Rather the UAs should be in charge of doing the line wrapping
>right in regard of the used language.

This does not seem to be a grammatical concern to me, and there may be
multiple "correct" wrappings where it would be entirely appropriate to
select among the options using style sheets.
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